Living Magazine doTERRA Summer 2017 - Page 7

Essential Oil Spotlight Grapefruit Aromatic Description: Citrus, floral, fruity Distillation Method: Cold Pressed Plant Part: Grapefruit rinds (peel) The grapefruit was first documented in 1750 by Reverend Griffith Hughes in the book The Natural History of Barbados, where the name of the grapefruit was literally translated as the “forbidden fruit.” Tart and tangy with a little bit of sweetness, grapefruit was bred as a cross between a pomelo and an orange. To make one 15 mL bottle of Grapefruit essential oil, we press the peels of about 50 grapefruits. How to use: Aromatically  Add three or four drops in a diffuser to promote feelings of energy and excitement.  Add three drops of Grapefruit, one drop of Ylang Ylang, and one drop Sandalwood in a diffuser for a focusing blend. Fun Fact: Grapefruits (Citrus X paradisi) were given the name because of the way they grew in cluster’s similar to grapes. Internally  Add one to two drops to your water to support a healthy metabolism.*  Add a few drops to whipped topping and make your favorite dessert even better. Topically  Add to your moisturizer or lotion as part of your nightly routine (avoid UV light exposure).  With Fractionated Coconut Oil, add one or two drops on desired areas. Massage for refreshing, smooth looking skin. * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. doterra.com / 7